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    Hello guys.
    So basically I am currently in year 12 and Im studying biology, chemistry and psychology as I wished to do medicine. I have now changed my mind completely and want to do computer science at university and I'd like to study maths, computer science and chemistry for A levels. Since it's too late to change now, I will have to restart next year in September. I don't really know how it works I've talked to my teachers and have been told that I will finish this year no matter what since I can't leave and just go home I have to stay in full time education. Is there any way I don't have to stay in college? Since I don't want to study subjects I have no interest in. If I do have to finish this year, do my results from the internal end of year exams matter? We don't do As so I've been told it shouldn't matter. My current college say that they won't fund my third year so I need to go somewhere else, even though I thought we were funded until we are 19 and I'm not sure if that's true. I know it's a lot of information and questions put together but any help will be greatly appreciated.
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    First off, are you sure you can't get in to comp sci with the A levels you have? Have you done GCSE maths? You really should finish the year and no internal exams won't matter. I'm not sure about funding so your college is best placed to advise.
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    First off, are you sure you can't get in to comp sci with the A levels you have? Have you done GCSE maths? You really should finish the year and no internal exams won't matter. I'm not sure about funding so your college is best placed to advise.
    Thanks for your reply.
    I've done some research and many universities want maths A level especially by the time I'm applying. But it's also the fact that I blindly chose my current subjects because I thought doing medicine is my dream and now I find it difficult to focus and definitely don't have the power to carry on biology and psychology since I hate them both.
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    (Original post by alleycat393)
    First off, are you sure you can't get in to comp sci with the A levels you have? Have you done GCSE maths? You really should finish the year and no internal exams won't matter. I'm not sure about funding so your college is best placed to advise.
    I know you answered it already but will the results of my internal exams show anywhere? Like for universities or other colleges I may need to apply to?
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    You don't know for a fact that you're going to enjoy math and it's better to leave with some grades than nothing to show for your year. If you want to ever come back to finish the exams you have something to start with. Unless someone like the uni or a college specifically asks for the grades no but they will be on record.
 
 
 
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